Luther: The Sixth Petition

 

Luther-9What does this mean?

God certainly tempts no one to sin, but we pray in this peti­tion that God would guard and keep us so that the devil, the world and our own flesh may not deceive us nor lead us into misbelief, despair and other shameful sin and vice; and though we be thus tempted, that we may still in the end over­come and retain the victory.

 

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